Traditional Medicine

Definition and Scope: Traditional system of health care is an art of healing, which is based on traditional uses of plants, animals or their products and other natural substances (including...

Contribution of Medicinal Plants to Modern Medicine

Medicinal plants have been serving as the major sources of medicine for maintenance of health and wellbeing of the human beings from the very beginning of their existence on...

Medicinal Plants and Traditional Medicine

Medicinal Plants: A large number of important modern drugs and natural products and most of the traditional medicines are derived from medicinal plants. It is thus expected and also desirable...

Determination of Purity & Quality

Determination of the purity of a drug is an important exercise in the evaluation of drugs. Apparent correct identity does not always guarantee the purity of the drug as...

Phytochemistry of Plants Drugs

Plants have been serving as sources of drugs and pharmaceuticals for man and other animals since time immemorial. There are about half a million of plants now growing on...

Evaluation of Crude Drugs

As evident from the discussion on the occurrence and type of adulteration in crude drugs, qualities of drugs offered for sale in the market cannot always be guaranteed. Thus,...